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Deschamps is new France coach


July 9th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 9 (IANS) The French Football Federation (FFF) has confirmed former captain Didier Deschamps as the new coach of the national team, replacing Laurent Blanc."Noel Gael, president of the ... Read more...

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Russia, Spain hit with UEFA charges of racism


June 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and Spanish football federations have both received UEFA charges relating to alleged racist chanting by fans at the Euro 2012.Russia's case relates to ... Read more...

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UEFA proceeds English FA over fans’ pitch invasion


June 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the English Football Association (FA) over an attempt to invade the pitch after England's last game against Sweden.Danny Welbeck's ... Read more...

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Alleged Polish hooligan leader detained: Police


June 16th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Warsaw police have arrested the suspected ringleader of the Polish attacks on Russian fans at Euro 2012 football championship, spokesman Maciej Karczynski said Saturday.More than ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russian midfielder Dzagoev asks fans to behave


June 16th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football fans must behave themselves to avoid harming the team's chances of qualifying for Euro 2016, midfielder Alan Dzagoev has said.Russia received a suspended ... Read more...

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Moscow tightens security for Polish embassy


June 16th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow police have stepped up security at the Polish embassy in connection with fighting and rumours of further clashes between Russian and Polish football fans ... Read more...

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Polish president slams hooliganism at Euro 2012


June 15th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Violent behaviour by Polish football fans has tarnished the country's image and spoiled the festive atmosphere of the Euro 2012 championship, Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russia fined 120,000 euros for crowd trouble


June 14th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's football authorities have been fined 120,000 euros (around $151,000) and given a suspended six-point deduction for crowd disturbances involving its fans at their opening ... Read more...

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Roy Hodgson to take over as England soccer manager


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is the new England manager, the Football Association (FA) announced Tuesday.Hodgson has agreed to sign a four-year contract with the FA that runs ... Read more...

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France chosen to host Euro 2016


May 28th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 28 (DPA) France will host football's European Championships in 2016 after beating rivals Italy and Turkey in a vote Friday. The French bid was chosen in Geneva by UEFA's executive committee ... Read more...

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France, Italy in run to host Euro 2016


March 11th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Nyon (Switzerland), March 11 (DPA) France and Italy will be battling to stage football's European Championships in 2016, UEFA has confirmed. Europe's governing body has also received proposals from Turkey and a joint ... Read more...

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Italy to join race to host Euro 2016


March 4th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 4 (DPA) Italy has confirmed its interest in making a bid to host football's European Championships in 2016. The Italian federation FIGC will officially declare its interest to continental body UEFA ... Read more...

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Wales and Scotland abandon Euro 2016 bid, Italy considers bid


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (DPA) Scotland and Wales have abandoned plans for a joint bid to host the 2016 European Championships, but Italy said they were thinking about bidding for the tournament. The president ... Read more...

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France confirms intention to bid for Euro 2016


February 14th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 14 (DPA) The French Football Federation (FFF) has confirmed that it intends to bid for the right to host Euro 2016.In a statement posted on the FFF's website Friday, the ... Read more...

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Platini insists no change to Euro 2012 hosts


June 29th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Vienna, June 29 (Xinhua) European soccer body, UEFA, president Michel Platini insisted that it was premature to talk about the relocation of Euro 2012 scheduled to be held in Ukraine and Poland. ... Read more...

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